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Address: Vail, CO
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Off mountain trail

This trail is off the Lost Boy slope of Game Creek bowl. Much of it is a narrow track which opens into a wider expanse. Parts of it near the stream may require walking across it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
Brooklyn, NY
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Vail, Colorado
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66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you ever hear of the Minturn Mile on a vacation in the Eagle River Valley and you want to ski it, you better make a friend who is a local. The trail starts outside Game Creek Bowl and goes off piste rather quickly. It is a challenging trail that usually requires that someone has parked a car at the... More 

Thank Skibumdude
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

A backcountry experience for even intermediate skiers. Arrange a car shuttle or pickup in Minturn at the end of the day.

Thank Peter S
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We walked a little ways up from the Minturn side... it would be something to ski down! Quite narrow.

Thank abby1234
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Yeah, the first 10 turns on are fun, maybe 20. Then you will be in in a luge run to the bottom along a creek. Do it once, go to the Saloon in Minturn, been there done that.

Thank kipptraveler
West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I just learned to ski and after three weeks of skiing my friends took me down the Minturm mile to the bar. The first half, after a good snow was filled with tons of fresh powder. The second half of the trail was icy and luge like, the whole ride down I spent trying to slow my speed down. By... More 

Thank rivermule
Brooklyn, NY
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259 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This trail is off the Lost Boy slope of Game Creek bowl. Much of it is a narrow track which opens into a wider expanse. Parts of it near the stream may require walking across it if there's not enought snow. Should be done with a guide.

1 Thank shellyf
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is one of the best Saturday markets I've ever been too. So many good, fresh foods and a great variety. The crepes were a booming business and the roasted chillies were a great "take away" for my family. Enjoy - and eat your way through this quaint little town!

Thank DianefromDC
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I have skied this twice with friends and aside from being off the beaten track, the reward is having a beer at the bar at the end of the run. A great way to end a spring day.

1 Thank DCampezzi
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The drop in can be a lot of fun on a powder day, but there is a long luge like run out that seems to take forever. If you do it have a margarita at the Minturn Saloon to celebrate.

1 Thank Greyquill
Breckenridge, Colorado
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96 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Was neither greatly impressed nor was I disappointed

Thank Corrie B

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